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International Exchange Program at ESB 2017

Two of the 2017 International Exchange Students presented work done on the exchange at the ESB 2017 Annual Meeting I-Ning Lee spoke about her work on "Control of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Adhesion and Differentiation using Large-Area Chemical Nanoarrays by Polymer Pen Lithography" Maria Puertas presented a poster on "Novel Bioinspired Functional Polymers with Bioadhesive and [...]

Summer Exchange 2017

The US branch of the ICF Summer Exchange Program has come to a close for 2017. Thank you very much to the students who participated! Ms. Patrycja Domalik-Pyzik, PhD student in Materials Science at the AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland. Her research interests include scaffolds for tissue engineering of small blood vessels [...]

Fellows Session at ESB 2017 – Important Biomaterials Science Controversies 

[This event has passed, please see report here] We are excited to announce the Fellows Session at ESB 2017! It will be held Tuesday, September 5th 12-13:30 in Voudouri Hall The topic will be Important Biomaterials Science Controversies and will feature brief talks by 5 Fellows. Each talk is based around a different current controversy in [...]

Fellows Debate at SFB 2017

  Pictured from L to R: Michael Sefton, Jack Ricci, Fred Schoen, Joachim Kohn, David Granger, Peter Ma and Paul Santerre A very successful debate was held at the Society for Biomaterials meeting in April on the topic Clinical studies are the only true predictor of safety and efficacy for all new medical technologies. At [...]

ESB 2017 Fellows Business Meeting

[This event has passed, please see agenda/minutes here] The Fellows Business Meeting will be held on Tuesday Sept 5, 2017 12-13:30 in Room MC 3.2 at the ESB 2017 Annual Meeting in Athens. Fellows will recieve an invitation and RSVP information via email. An agenda will be sent to all those who RSVP.

Hamish Named Mascot of WBC2020 in Glasgow

Hamish, the highland cow, has been named the official mascot of WBC2020, to be held in Glasgow, Scotland. You can follow Hamish on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/Hamishthecow Please see below for more information from the organizers of WBC2020: The Executive Committee is delighted to invite you to Glasgow to participate and share in the 11th Biomaterials Congress WBC2020 19-24 [...]

Fellows Business Meeting Scheduled at the 2016 World Biomaterials Congress in Montreal

  Fellows of the ICF-BSE are invited to participate in the upcoming Fellows Business Meeting at the World Biomaterials Congress Montreal. The meeting will be conducted on Thursday May 19th, from 3:30PM-5:00PM. An agenda with topics for discussion will be sent to all registrants who are Fellows of the College. If you'll be attending the World Biomaterials Congress in Montreal, please [...]

New Steering Committee Elected – 2016-2020

The election for the next Steering Committee of the ICF-BSE was held throughout the month of February, and results are now finalized. Please see below for the election results: Newly Elected ICF-BSE Steering Committee: Stuart L. Cooper          Society for Biomaterials- USA Fu-zhai Cui                 [...]

ICF-BSE Steering Committee Elections in Process: Election Ends Feb 29, 2016

The ICF-BSE has announced the initiation of of election procedures for its Steering Committee. Fellows who would like to be considered for the Steering Committee are encouraged to nominate themselves, or to nominate other Fellows who would be excellent candidates for the College leadership committee. Nominations for the Steering Committee will be accepted until January [...]

ICF-BSE Fellows Debate Session Topic: Nanotechnology is More Hype Than Hope

ICF-BSE Fellows Session, WBC-Montreal 2016 Wednesday May 18th, 2016 16:30-18:30 “Is Nanotechnology More Hype Than Hope?” Speakers: Joelle Amedee, Antonietta Gatti, John Hunt, John Kao, Michael Sefton, Liping Tang" Moderator: Joachim Kohn The “Special Fellows Session” is organized by the International College of Fellows in Biomaterials Science and Engineering (ICF-BSE). Special Fellows Sessions explore pertinent [...]